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  1. Church of England evangelisation drive
  2. Never off the front line
  3. Hopes for a non-Islamist constitution
  4. Do good, not just business
  5. New resident takes Lambeth Palace to pre- Reformation days
  6. Just like wine and cricket
  7. Prince’s fears for Christians in Middle East
  8. ‘Thousands’ more troops needed to restore order
  9. Nuns accused of stalling in response to abuse claims
  10. Turkson renews call for overhaul of finance systems
  11. Francis ‘more effective’ than Benedict, poll finds
  12. Turkson says no to life in jail for gays
  13. ‘Trade not aid’ hits small businesses
  14. Action urged on abuse, reform and role of women
  15. Integrate but keep identity, ordinariates urged
  16. Ordinariate priest in civil partnership suspended
  17. Church will not report abuse offenders to police
  18. Francis to wash feet of disabled and elderly
  19. On Palm Sunday, faithful invited on a Holy Week journey
  20. Prayers for victims of ferry disaster
  21. Clegg reveals his openness to faith
  22. CDF tightens curbs on US nuns
  23. Boko Haram Islamists slaughter 135 in two days
  24. Finance chief quotes Pope in speech addressing inequality
  25. ‘The rebels want my head’
  26. Christians flee violence in Mosul
  27. Pope and Carney call for a more human economic system
  28. Report charts religious persecution
  29. Pastoral plea for forgiveness on groundbreaking Pentecostals visit
  30. Warsi urges PM to 'seriously consider' military action to save Iraq’s minorities
  31. Greatest humanitarian crisis in 70 years: Rodríguez
  32. Communion ban routinely ignored, Tablet survey finds
  33. Push to educate voters to ensure credible election
  34. Amazing grace
  35. Prince warns of loss of religious freedom
  36. Francis urges ‘haggard’ Europe to be revitalised by its roots
  37. New congregations planned as doors open to laity
  38. West ‘must share blame for IS’
  39. Prince says killing for faith is blasphemy
  40. Prelate speaks of Sunni ‘abuse’
  41. Top publisher omits Israel from atlas
  42. Heritage wiped from the map
  43. Vatican condemns slaughter at Paris satirical magazine
  44. MP calls for better religious literacy in public life
  45. Welby speaks up for those persecuted for their beliefs
  46. Islamic State abducts 200
  47. Beheaded men made martyrs of Coptic Church
  48. Islamic State releases families but kidnaps more Christians
  49. Rise of the clergy couple
  50. IS kills 30 Ethiopian Christians
  51. Surge in demand for bibles from secret Christian converts
  52. Parties questioned on social justice by faith-based groups
  53. Westminster Diocese says no to church for Chaldeans
  54. Tehran will not make a nuclear bomb, says archbishop
  55. Praise for English Missal translators
  56. The wisdom of crowds
  57. Date set for trial of laicised former nuncio
  58. Magna Carta ‘template for global religious freedom’
  59. ‘Deep concern’ over gay-marriage liturgy
  60. The Pope’s manifesto – what’s in it and what’s not
  61. What difference will the Vatican's grilling at the UN make?
  62. Charismatics’ neglect of the psalms indicative of deeper malaise
  63. So what will Francis do to boost the role of women in the Church?
  64. After a honeymoon first year, what do Catholics want from Pope Francis?
  65. By banning religious art on the Underground, TfL misunderstands what causes offence
  66. Kieran Conry fell from grace, tripped up by tradition
  67. Once we crusaded against Nestlé, now why not Amazon?
  68. Egyptian bishop voices hopes for new constitution
  69. Welby: unity worth any sacrifice
  70. Iranian Christians given 80 lashes
  71. iPad test
  72. Catholic sister to move into Lambeth Palace
  73. Francis and Putin discuss Syria
  74. Pope Francis publishes radical vision for Church
  75. CAR Archbishop pleads for UN intervention
  76. Croatia votes no to gay marriage
  77. Pope's ‘closeness’ to Glaswegians after helicopter tragedy
  78. Nichols condemns crackdown on low-earning immigrants
  79. Pope Francis: ‘I’m no Marxist – but many Marxists are good people'
  80. Prince Charles voices concern at 'deliberate targeting' of Middle Eastern Christians
  81. High Court judge rebuked for support of marriage
  82. First ordinariate monastery for 10 ex-Anglican sisters
  83. British MPs 'forsaking' cause of Middle Eastern Christians
  84. Francis ‘shocked’ by gay adoption bill proposed for Malta
  85. Tony Blair to address Vatican summit pushing for Syria ceasefire
  86. Archbishop of Canterbury says Pope is his Person of the Year
  87. Protect Christians’ rights, says outgoing Muslim envoy
  88. CofE considers dropping language of sin and the devil from baptism service
  89. Murphy-O’Connor appointed Newman chancellor
  90. Egyptian president visits Coptic Pope as Churches urge laity to vote
  91. Lord Williams foresees dearth of UK theologians
  92. Obama to meet Francis in Vatican in March, global issues to the fore
  93. Embattled Hollande asks Pope to boost Syria peace talks
  94. Theft of John Paul II’s blood ‘could have been work of Satanists’
  95. Dutch cardinal clarifies comments on Trent after Protestant upset
  96. Pope Francis graces cover of Rolling Stone magazine
  97. ‘Thousands’ more troops needed in CAR, warn archbishop and imam
  98. Three arrested after Italian police find John Paul II relic
  99. Pope ‘will steer clear of Philomena and film's marketing strategy’
  100. Israeli court orders state to justify wall on Palestinian Christians' land
  101. UN condemns Holy See's record on abuse by priests
  102. Pope’s Harley-Davidson gifts raise £250,000 for homeless
  103. Child urges Belgian king not to sign euthanasia for children into law
  104. Turkson renews call for overhaul of global economic system
  105. Talks to secure release of abducted nuns ‘have stumbled again’
  106. Prime Minister defends 'moral' welfare reforms in face of Cardinal-designate Nichols' criticism
  107. Jihadists claim responsibility for attack on Sinai pilgrims
  108. Prince Charles in Qatar discussion on Christian-Muslim relations
  109. Egypt’s Coptic Church denies it may build church in Saudi
  110. Churches and tourist restaurant bombed in Zanzibar
  111. English Catholics hit the right note in Rome
  112. Vatican's new finance ministry to use 'the language of the enemy'
  113. Cardinal calls for rethink of approach to divorcees who remarry
  114. Pope sees scope for pastoral response to contraception ban
  115. Vatican's Turkson weighs in on Ugandan anti-gay law
  116. DfID's ‘trade not aid’ strategy failing to help poorest – Cafod
  117. Francis ‘a more effective Pope’ than Benedict XVI, poll finds
  118. Pope Francis to beatify 124 Korean martyrs in August trip to S Korea
  119. Integrate but remain distinctive, CDF head tells ordinariates
  120. Pope urged to act on abuse record, curial reform and role of women
  121. Czech ‘underground’ priest wins Templeton prize
  122. Abducted Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest in Crimea released
  123. Pope Francis invited to address US Congress
  124. Ordinariate priest suspended after revelations of civil partnership
  125. Italian bishops exempt clergy from reporting abuse allegations
  126. Two arrested ‘trying to bring £2.5tn in fake bonds to Vatican bank’
  127. Dutch Jesuit shot dead in Homs was 'ray of joy and hope'
  128. Pope Francis to keep Vatican bank open
  129. Pope to wash feet of disabled and elderly at Maundy Thursday Mass
  130. Chinese Christians form human shield to save 4,000-seater church
  131. Philippines court approves ‘watered down’ Reproductive Health law
  132. Cardinal Nichols and May open global anti-trafficking conference
  133. Archbishop: why I allowed baptism of lesbian couple’s child
  134. Cancer fight forces Cardinal George to cancel travel to canonisations
  135. PM: Christians 'most persecuted religious group in the world'
  136. Where are you in Passion narrative, asks Francis on Palm Sunday
  137. Papal meditations remember abused women and children
  138. Westminster priests urged to forget one-upmanship and individualism
  139. PM praises Christians’ good works – but doesn't mention food banks
  140. Pope Francis washes feet of women and non-Catholics
  141. Pope prays for Syria, Nigeria and Ukraine in Easter message
  142. Nichols warns against ‘alarmist’ tone in immigration debate
  143. Nick Clegg says he is agnostic 'at the moment'
  144. Algeria urged to recognise St Augustine
  145. Mistrust has replaced communication, say censured nuns
  146. Sudanese court sentences Christian mother to death for apostasy
  147. Rome and Chinese Government bless opening of monastery
  148. Pope prays for Turkish miners, and migrants lost at sea
  149. Pope setting up panel to hear accused priests' appeals
  150. Redemptorist Bishop of Gibraltar to succeed Rawsthorne in Hallam
  151. 135 slaughtered and Christian village torched in northern Nigeria
  152. Head of We Are Church in Austria excommunicated by Vatican
  153. Syrian church figures condemn foreign intervention
  154. Sexual abuse evil as Black Mass, says Francis
  155. ‘Arson attack’ at Jerusalem abbey minutes after papal Mass
  156. Churches condemn death sentence for Christian mother
  157. Welby to challenge blasphemy law on pastoral visit to Pakistan
  158. Financial chief quotes Francis' warning on economic inequality
  159. Martin calls for investigation into mother and baby homes
  160. Mosul's ancient Christian population 'may never return'
  161. International community 'should not intervene in Iraq'
  162. Woman and Judaism expert win Ratzinger Prize for theology
  163. Cardinal Nichols appointed first chancellor of St Mary’s University
  164. Church should show 'preferential option' for abuse victims – Martin
  165. Attack on civilians sheltering in CAR cathedral leaves 24 dead
  166. Pope and Mark Carney call for a more human economic system
  167. Pope: ‘No more loss of innocent lives’ as nun is mourned among MH17 dead
  168. Christians forced to flee Mosul on foot after death threat ultimatum from Islamists
  169. Pope Francis and WEA exchange apologies for Churches' past sins
  170. German bishops: Churches shared blame for Europe’s slide into war
  171. Nichols and Welby plead for end to 'self-defeating' Gaza 'carnage'
  172. Baroness Warsi: PM should consider Iraq intervention
  173. World 'faces greatest humanitarian crisis since World War II'
  174. Pell adds voice to chorus opposing Kasper’s reform efforts
  175. 'Obedient' Joe Biden salutes chastened nuns
  176. Pell’s successor vows to improve Church’s record on abuse
  177. Scotland's Catholic bishops salute ‘outstanding’ Alex Salmond
  178. Cardinal Müller vows to persevere with SSPX reconciliation
  179. Bishop Michael Scott-Joynt dies aged 71
  180. Cardinal Erdo suggests simplifying annulment process
  181. Iraqi archbishop calls for intensified military intervention
  182. Welby to share stage with global finance chiefs at IMF
  183. Vicar of Baghdad leaves Iraq on advice of Welby
  184. Vatican lawyer outlines possible reforms of annulment process
  185. Cafod launches appeal for Ebola prevention efforts
  186. Catholic and Anglican bishops urge recognition of independent Palestine
  187. Cardinal treats Breakfast Show to impromptu performance
  188. Bishop of Gloucester to face no police action over assault claims
  189. Vatican praises Brentwood lay group’s marriage support materials
  190. Appeal rejected of mother on death row accused of blasphemy
  191. Communion ban routinely ignored, Tablet survey finds
  192. Francis picks Brentwood priest for biblical commission
  193. Burke confirms he is to leave Vatican's top court
  194. Myanmar Church educates voters to ensure credible election
  195. Prince Charles warns of loss of religious freedom in West
  196. Francis attacks vanity of ‘peacock-like’ bishops
  197. Cafod to slash 50 jobs and look to volunteers after drop in income
  198. Pope creates body to get through 'backlog' of abuse cases
  199. WW1 soldiers honoured at Roehampton memorial
  200. Nichols and Anglican bishop pray for slain Pakistani couple
  201. Thank God for the EU, say bishops at Verdun
  202. Sydney’s new archbishop vows to clean up Church’s record on abuse
  203. CofE's General Synod rubberstamp women bishops legislation
  204. Body of priest found as police search for 43 Mexican students
  205. Pope: children have a right to a good mother and father
  206. Granada archbishop suspends 10 priests after Francis steps in
  207. Robert Sarah to lead Congregation for Worship
  208. Pope urges 'haggard' Europe to rediscover Christian roots
  209. Pope raises human rights concerns with Egyptian President
  210. Economist questions Francis’ ideas on helping the poor
  211. Prince Charles to visit Iraqi Catholics in London
  212. Two new congregations planned in Vatican
  213. Freedom of religion 'priority' for UK Government
  214. Syrian bishop sees deliberate efforts to empty region of Christians
  215. Nato members 'must share blame for IS atrocities'
  216. Cardinal Zen hands himself in to police to hasten end of protests
  217. Prince of Wales deplores jihadist beheading footage
  218. US nuns resisted Vatican investigation, admits inquiry head
  219. John Armitage named new rector of Walsingham shrine
  220. Church of England names its first woman bishop
  221. Prince of Wales: Muslims victims of fanatics’ ‘sacrilegious’ acts
  222. Prelate says church is treated with 'profound disrespect'
  223. Shrewsbury bishop underlines chastity
  224. Archbishop Longley points to ideal of two-parent upbringing while praising single parents and grandparents
  225. HarperCollins pulps school atlas that omits Israel
  226. Egypt’s President: Christians and Muslims are equal citizens
  227. Charlie Hebdo attack ‘sowed death’, says Pope
  228. Conservative MP calls for better religious literacy in public life
  229. Tributes for Roehampton chaplain Robert Kaggwa
  230. Francis urges Sri Lanka to investigate civil war atrocities
  231. Street children detained ahead of Philippines papal visit
  232. Pope says Paul VI was right to reassert contraception ban
  233. Francis' visit to Haiyan survivors in Tacloban cut short by storm
  234. Francis leaves Philippines after six million attend papal Mass
  235. Newspaper banned from using word 'Allah' for God
  236. Ukrainian church leader offers Just War defence of escalating violence
  237. Masses cancelled in Niger as protestors torch churches
  238. Abbey explains why flag is at half-mast to honour Saudi king
  239. First woman bishop ordained in Church of England
  240. Religious freedom violations still rising in Cuba
  241. Bishops take issue with 'anti-Catholic' Wolf Hall
  242. Pope Francis declares Oscar Romero a martyr
  243. Stephen Fry has the right to say God is evil – Welby
  244. Welby tells business tax avoidance is a sin
  245. Romero ‘was targeted because he embodied Vatican II Church’
  246. Pope pays surprise visit to homeless immigrants
  247. Pope says choosing not to have children is selfish
  248. Francis calls for Mediterranean aid efforts to be stepped up
  249. Parolin expects UN to consider military action in Libya
  250. Beheaded Egyptians to be included in Coptic calendar of saints
  251. Bishops' conference defends Catholic education in election guidance
  252. IS abducts 'as many as 200' Christians from north-east Syria
  253. Cardinal Sarah denounces Western aid model
  254. Top university could remove tribute to Lord Carey after gay protest
  255. IS ‘begins to kill’ Christians abducted from north-east Syria
  256. Homeless man who attended Mass daily buried in Vatican cemetery
  257. Lord Williams: voting goes beyond defence of ‘Christian values’
  258. Lay group push to garner views on teaching on the family
  259. Islamic State kidnap more Christian families
  260. Bishops highlight Pakistan's duty to protect its citizens
  261. Solidarity and prayers for gang-raped Indian nun, 71
  262. Senior Australian cleric charged with cover-up of abuse in 1970s
  263. Paris mayor awards honorary citizenship Asia Bibi
  264. French MPs vote for ‘deep sleep’ law for terminally ill
  265. Cardinal calls for swift action against nun's attackers
  266. Cardinal says bishops unfit to lead German Church against secularism
  267. Gunmen open fire on Pakistani church after Taleban attacks
  268. Abuse experts voice concerns over appointment of Chilean bishop
  269. Slavery Law 'leaves foreign domestic workers open to abuse'
  270. Women bishops to be fast-tracked into Lords
  271. Vatican stands by Chilean bishop accused of covering up abuse
  272. Francis marks tenth anniversary of John Paul II’s death
  273. Cameron, Clegg, Miliband and Gove on the significance of Easter
  274. Christian students killed in Islamist attack on Kenyan university
  275. Bishops welcome ruling against Israeli wall extension
  276. Coptic ‘Church of the Martyrs of Libya’ attacked after first stone laid
  277. Turkey recalls ambassador after Pope Francis names Armenian Genocide at Mass to mark its centenary
  278. IS are turning Mosul cathedral into a mosque, reports Cardinal
  279. Pope's ‘great distress’ at slaughter of 30 Ethiopian Christians by IS
  280. Francis removes US bishop found guilty of failing to report abuse
  281. 'IS jihadists are hunting down Christians across Libya'
  282. Pope Francis to visit Cuba en route to US in September
  283. Nichols condemns the murder of Yazidis in Iraq
  284. Miliband and Clegg find receptive audience at Citizens UK gathering
  285. Foreign secretary: the Tories will champion religious freedom
  286. Martin: cherish gay relationships apart from marriage
  287. Hundreds of secret Algerian converts requesting Bibles
  288. Top Catholics thrown on bonfire of Scottish Labour
  289. Francis to spend four days in Cuba en route to US
  290. Religious persecution a driver in Med migrants crisis, finds Amnesty
  291. Group commissions top authors to tell refugees’ stories
  292. Cardinal Burke’s petition against reform gains 1/4m signatures
  293. Irish Government cuts funding for Church's marriage prep
  294. Filipino Cardinal Tagle voted president of global Caritas network
  295. Stack celebrates 'critical loyalty' of The Tablet at anniversary Mass
  296. Pope Francis urges China’s Catholics to be loyal to Rome
  297. Persecuted Iraqis denied church in diocese ‘overwhelmed by demand’
  298. Campbell kneels before Nichols at university installation ceremony
  299. Pell considering legal action against papal adviser
  300. Top Sunni cleric urges UN to take on ISIS amid 'global threat'
  301. Date set for trial of former nuncio laicised over abuse allegations
  302. Pope warns man-made climate change a major threat to the planet
  303. Jeb Bush rebuffs green encyclical – unlike secular commentators
  304. Pressure mounts on politicians after Pope’s climate encyclical
  305. Bishops decry attack on Galilee's ancient Church of the Multiplication
  306. Richest must listen to poor Pope tells capitalism conference
  307. Welby voices 'deep concern’ over US Anglicans’ gay marriage liturgy
  308. Cardinal Turkson says we must revise what we mean by growth